The Everest Premier League (EPL) T20 cricket tournament is starting today. Kathmandu Kings XI vs Lalitpur Patriots
Former winners Lalitpur Patriots and Kathmandu Kings XI are playing in the inaugural match of the fourth edition of the tournament today.
The inaugural match of the EPL at the TU Cricket Ground will start at 12:15 p.m.
Lalitpur under the captaincy of Kushal Bhurtel and Kathmandu under the captaincy of Sandeep Lamichhane will be competitive.
The Lalitpur squad includes Sri Lanka’s Oshada Fernando, Sandun Weerakkody, Afghanistan’s Azmatullah Omarzai, Bhutan’s Ranjung Mikyo Dorjee, and England’s Alex Blake.
The Kathmandu team includes former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, Afghanistan’s Rahmanullah Gurbaz, and Singapore’s Janak Prakash.
Franchise teams from six cities have participated in the competition. The winner of the competition will receive Rs 5 million.